First Work and Holiday Visa

Work and Holiday visa is for individual visitors (aged 18-30) who want to extend the holiday and work in Australia to accumulate funds. If you are granted this visa, you can stay in Australia for 12 months, work in Australia to help pay for your holiday, travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, and study for up to 4 months. If interested, you can even do three months of specified subclass 462 work to become eligible for a second work and holiday visa.hat you are looking at the moment.

Overview

  • Subclass: 462
  • Stay Duration: 12 months
  • Visa Cost: AU$485

Second Work and Holiday Visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) who currently hold, or who have held, a Work and Holiday visa, have a second working holiday in Australia. If you are granted this visa, you can stay in Australia for 12 months, work in Australia to help pay for your holiday, travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, and study for up to 4 months. If interested, you can even do six months of specified subclass 462 work to become eligible for a third work and holiday visa.

Overview

  • Subclass: 462 Visa
  • Stay Duration: 12 months.
  • Visa Cost: AU$485.

Third Work and Holiday Visa

This visa lets people 18 to 30 years old (inclusive) who currently hold, or who have held, a second Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa, have a third working holiday in Australia. If you are granted this visa, you can stay in Australia for 12 months, travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, work in Australia to help pay for your holiday, and study for up to 4 months.

Overview

  • Subclass: 462 Visa
  • Stay Duration: 12 months.
  • Visa Cost: AUD 485.

The specified work requirement

The following industries and regions are approved for specified work:

  • plant and animal cultivation in northern Australia and other specified areas of regional Australia
  • fishing and pearling in Northern Australia only
  • tree farming and felling in Northern Australia only
  • tourism and hospitality in Northern Australia only

Specified work is any type of work described below, which must be the primary role, function or activity performed during your employment.

The period of specified work (either three months for a second Work and Holiday visa, or six months for a third Work and Holiday visa) means an evidenced period of paid, full-time equivalent work over a minimum period of 88 calendar days (for three months) or 176 calendar days (for six months) in regional Australia. ‘Regional Australia’ is defined by postcode. One day of full-time work is taken to be the normal number of hours per day (or shift) that is considered standard for that particular industry and the role in which you are employed. You can complete the work in a variety of ways.

For example, to be eligible for a second Work and Holiday visa, an applicant must evidence:

  • working full time, five days per week for a continuous three calendar month period, including on a piecework rate agreement OR
  • working less than five days per week in any combination of full-time, part-time or piecework rate work which adds up to the equivalent of five days a week over three calendar months OR
  • working less than five days a week over a more extended period than three calendar months, including on a piece work rate agreement.

The work can be with one employer, or several, and can be spread throughout your stay in Australia. You can also work longer than the required period in regional Australia in specified work. Paid public holiday leave and sick days are counted as a day of specified work. Unpaid leave or holidays, and unpaid days due to severe or seasonal weather, are not counted.

Eligible Countries

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Chile
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uruguay
  • United States of America
  • Vietnam

How can KBA Global assist you with this visa application?

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